Portuguese (PORTUG)

Courses

PORTUG 24 Freshman Seminar 1 Unit

Offered through: Spanish and Portuguese
Terms offered: Fall 2017, Spring 2017, Fall 2016
The Freshman Seminar Program has been designed to provide new students with the opportunity to explore an intellectual topic with a faculty member in a small-seminar setting. Freshman Seminars are offered in all campus departments, and topics vary from department to department and semester to semester.

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PORTUG 27 Introduction to Portugal, Brazil, and other Portuguese-Speaking Cultures (in English) 3 Units

Offered through: Spanish and Portuguese
Terms offered: Fall 2017
This course offers an overview of contemporary Portuguese-Speaking Cultures and Literatures. The time frame covered is from the sixties--years of rupture and experimentalism in artistic and cultural production—to the present. Students will study the concrete poetry of the Portuguese author Ana Hatherly, the visual (“Concrete”) poems of the Brazilian author Haroldo de Campos, and the drawings of the Swiss-Brazilian artist
Maria Schendel. The course content will include the multi-layered music of the Angolan duet Ouro Negro and the political essays of Cape Verdean academic Amílcar Cabral. Themes such as colonization, decolonization, freedom, will be among the larger, decidedly compelling group of subjects on which the course will touch.
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PORTUG 50 Intensive Portuguese for Spanish Speakers 4 Units

Offered through: Spanish and Portuguese
Terms offered: Fall 2017
An intensive course for students who have no previous study of Portuguese designed to introduce the basics of the language. This offering prepares the student for upper division course work in Portuguese.

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PORTUG 102 Readings in Portuguese 4 Units

Offered through: Spanish and Portuguese
Terms offered: Fall 2017, Spring 2017, Fall 2016
The continuation of Portuguese 101A-101B, this course focuses on a variety of texts with special emphasis on 20th-century Brazil. Discussion in Portuguese; reinforcement and development of language skills.

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PORTUG 103 Advanced Grammar and Composition 4 Units

Offered through: Spanish and Portuguese
Terms offered: Fall 2017, Spring 2017, Fall 2016
Advanced work in Portuguese grammatical structures. Practice in writing.

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PORTUG 104 Introduction to Brazilian Literature 3 Units

Offered through: Spanish and Portuguese
Terms offered: Spring 2017, Fall 2015, Fall 2014
A survey of Brazilian literature from the beginnings through the 20th century, with attention to the relationships between literature and society.

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PORTUG 113 Brazilian Civilization 3 Units

Offered through: Spanish and Portuguese
Terms offered: Spring 2017, Fall 2008, Spring 2001
The course presents an overview of major themes in Brazilian cultural expression with emphasis on the 19th and 20th centuries.

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PORTUG 128 Twentieth-Century Brazilian Literature 4 Units

Offered through: Spanish and Portuguese
Terms offered: Fall 2017, Fall 2016, Spring 2015
An examination of the most important 20th-century writers from the 1920s through the present. Emphasis on the shifting definition of "brasileiridade" and on new directions in contemporary poetry and fiction.

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PORTUG 135 Studies in Luso-Brazilian Literature 4 Units

Offered through: Spanish and Portuguese
Terms offered: Fall 2017, Spring 2017, Fall 2016
Study of literature and cultural texts representative of classical literary genres: narrative prose, plays and poetry.

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PORTUG H195 Portuguese Honors Course 3 Units

Offered through: Spanish and Portuguese
Terms offered: Spring 2016, Fall 2015, Spring 2015
Directed study centering on the preparation/completion of an honors thesis (see Honors Program, Option B, above).

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PORTUG 199 Supervised Independent Study and Research 1 - 3 Units

Offered through: Spanish and Portuguese
Terms offered: Fall 2016, Spring 2016, Spring 2015

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PORTUG 275 Critical and Stylistic Studies of a Single Author or Period 4 Units

Offered through: Spanish and Portuguese
Terms offered: Fall 2017, Spring 2017, Fall 2016

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PORTUG 298 Special Study for Graduate Students 3 - 8 Units

Offered through: Spanish and Portuguese
Terms offered: Fall 2017, Spring 2017, Fall 2016
Individual conferences on special programs of study or research in a restricted field not covered by available courses or seminars.

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PORTUG 299 Special Advanced Study 3 - 8 Units

Offered through: Spanish and Portuguese
Terms offered: Fall 2017, Spring 2017, Fall 2016

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PORTUG 375 Teaching Portuguese at Berkeley 3 Units

Offered through: Spanish and Portuguese
Terms offered: Fall 2015
This course provides participants with an understanding of the teaching methods used in Portuguese 101A at UCB, a forum for discussing teaching-related questions and problems, practical experience in creating and adapting materials for instruction, and experience in analyzing one’s own and other’s teaching. It is a hands on practicum that links the theory of the Portuguese language program to its in-class practice. At the
end of the course, students will be prepared with strategies for effective teaching and classroom management. Students will be able to create communicative and task based activities. They will be able to develop effective exams and assessments, and be familiar with the use of classroom technology for language teaching.
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